Mr. Forde has been a pioneer in the Internet industry developing interactive multimedia applications for IBM, AT&T, MCI, NASA, and various other Fortune 500 companies since 1988. He has developed a highly evolved capacity to translate business concepts into elegant and profitable online businesses.
Andre is currently working at Social Expression Inc., a social media and Facebook application development company specializing in creating participation marketing campaigns for major brands and celebrities.
Mr. Forde has launched, operated and sold numerous technology-based companies since founding his first, Metamorphosis Studios, an interactive multimedia development firm, where he served as President and Creative Director until early 1998 when the company was acquired by MediSolv, Inc. Immediately following the acquisition, at the height of the dot-com boom, Forde co-founded ImageCafe.com - touted as the Internet's first online superstore of customizable websites-to-go. ImageCafe was acquired for $23 million by Network Solutions/Verisign in November 1999, just seven months after it launched.
Mr. Forde graduated from Morgan State University in Baltimore, Maryland and was sponsored by NASA to study Electrical Engineering.
SpecialtiesBrand Identity, Customer Engagement, Product & Business Development, New Venture Creation, Software Prototyping, Strategic Exit Planning, Facebook Application Development, SEO/SMM Marketing, Deal Structuring, Process Development, Team Management, Social Networking